| Aug 25, 2015 |
Coastal Living names Coastal Design Trendsetters
Boh staff
By Staff

Coastal Living has announced its top trendsetters for 2015. The ten-designer list are profiled online and will also appear in the magazine's September issue; plus, some of the designers are taking over the magazine's Instagram account. Coastal Living Editor Steele Marcoux said, “This year’s Coastal Design Trendsetters are innovators in the truest sense, bringing their distinct perspectives and signature styles while pushing the envelope by looking at new ways to use color, materials and textures. I’m excited to share this list with our readers who are sure to be inspired by their trailblazing design choices as well as their personal stories.”

This year’s list includes:

Kelly Wearstler – The Queen of Glam
“There’s a whole world of outdoor fabrics that used to feel hard and uncomfortable, that are now getting so much softer and truly feeling like indoor fabrics.”
Katie Ridder – The Optimist
“I’m using more color in trim moldings, baseboards, and ceilings, even if it’s a washed-out gray.”
Madeline Weinrib – The Pattern Player
“I’m showing rugs with a muted palette—sand and the ochre red of mud huts.”
Angela Adams – The Natural Wonder
“How things are made—buying things that are locally crafted—is becoming super important to people.”
Nathan Turner – The Quintessential Californian
“I’m seeing a lot of brightly printed linens. They’re right at home in coastal interiors.”
Steven Gambrel – The Preservationist
“One should eliminate recessed lighting, or use it sparingly. Table lamps or vintage chandeliers cast much softer light, creating a warmer, cozier environment.”
Peter Dunham – The Adventurer
“I’m using a lot of wicker to create that handmade texture and organic quality in a home.”
Katie Rosenfeld – The Free Spirit
“I adore all the new indie lines that are cropping up, block-printed and rustic. I will never tire of chinoiserie, though—never!”
Angie Hranowsky – The Color Maven
“I’m into these deep, moody colors like turquoises and corally reds.”
Jean-Michel Gathy – The Globetrotter
“I’m gravitating to engineered wood and ceramic tiles to reduce the number of trees cut."

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